18 days in Lapland Itinerary

18 days in Lapland Itinerary

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18 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Keep things going the next day: get your bearings at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Inari is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Inari, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Inari is colder than Singapore - with highs of -7°C and lows of -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Shopping Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Siida and Gold Prospector Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Lake Inari). On the 18th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read our Saariselka vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Saariselka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Ranua Zoo in Ranua--about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Christmas Exhibition and Santa Claus Photography, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for the bus ride to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

4
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Akaslompolo (Safaris & Seven Fells Up) and Snow Village (in Kittila). On the 28th (Thu), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, get your game on at Kid's Land, and get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Levi itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Levi when traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with lows around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Snow Village, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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